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 •  November 1

American cybersecurity firm McAfee will no longer allow U.S. or foreign governments to review its products’ source code, a company spokesperson confirmed. The disclosure comes after Reuters reported earlier this year that some American technology companies, including McAfee, IBM and others, had complied with Russian requests to review source code...

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 •  November 1

As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM), we explore how blockchain's distributed model can protect businesses against cyberattacks.
From last October's famous internet outage to the more recent data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, there's a common denominator across most major security incidents we've seen lately: the...

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 •  November 1

A security researcher claims to have warned Equifax of major vulnerabilities to its computer systems last December. If true, this contradicts the company’s claim to have only learned about the problems this spring—and provides more evidence Equifax could have prevented a catastrophic data breach that affected at least 145 million Americans.
The...

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 •  November 1

The United States will remain vulnerable to cyberattacks unless the nation’s education system is better aligned to produce greater numbers of cybersecurity professionals, a leading industry expert testified Tuesday at a Congressional hearing.“Simply put, cybersecurity professionals are not produced by the education system in the United States in...

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 •  November 1

Getting and keeping top cybersecurity staff in government isn't always easy, but there are strategies available to build your workforce.
History teaches us that great leaders build great teams. Surveys confirm and reconfirm that attracting and retaining talent is key to achieving organizational objectives and building a culture that makes a...

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 •  October 25

U.S. cybersecurity analysts have issued a warning about a new malware attack called Bad Rabbit, which they said originated in Russia and is spreading globally.The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, said it's "received multiple reports" of ransomware infections called Bad Rabbit in many...

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 •  October 23

Breaches of personal information are increasingly a part of the national conversation, with recent instances like Equifax causing anxiety among customers who are concerned that their personal information may not necessarily be secure. And higher education is the industry most susceptible to attacks from third-party phishing or hacking, according to...

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 •  July 27

A flaw in iCloud's end-to-end security put iOS users' information at risk. Here's how to stay safe.
A largely unreported iOS security flaw undermined iCloud's end-to-end encryption capability, and could have allowed attackers to steal passwords, credit cards, and any other information on file, according to security firm Longterm Security.iCloud...

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 •  July 26

Half of retailers in the United States have experienced a data breach at some point and a vast majority believe they are vulnerable to hacking threats, according to a new survey.
The data showing the fears of retail comes as part of the 2017 Thales Data Threat Report, Retail Editionconducted by 451 Research. The survey included more than 1,100...

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 •  July 26

The Homeland Security Department will pitch in to ensure the cybersecurity of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, according to a joint statement from the U.S. and Japanese governments released Monday.The statement also announced a new joint training effort related to digital protections on industrial control systems that operate dams, electric...